Fact: It only took one take for Cuoco and Galecki to nail “Penny professing her love for Leonard.” She said, ‘I don’t know about you, but when we started the scene, the cameras and the live audience all went away and it was just us.’
The Mrs. Wolowitz voice is made by the very same Melissa Wauch. She drew inspiration from her mother… but without the Jersey accent.
Kunal Nayyer, who plays Raj, would really like to see his character evolve. In fact, it’s been a while since his character really did anything. So he is pushing for this thing with Lucy to happen.
In the scene where Sheldon punishes Amy (Mayim Bialik) with a spanking for faking an illness only to enjoy the ointment rub, apparently there were a series of jokes throughout that whole skit. The spanking was never supposed to occur. It was a “hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil” sort of game. By the end, Mayim’s butt was redder than a shiny apple. Parsons had to shave a lot of it out. He said it was a shame because he was kind of enthused. It was hard for him to even stop laughing.
Episodes of the show were supposed to first air free online. No one thought that the lyrics from barenaked ladies would ever see the light of day. And after getting Leonard Nemoy and Stephen Hawking on the CBS hit tv show, they were really hoping to cast Pope Francis, citing that “he might be a little busy now.”